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Today’s successful engineer should be driven by business and technical knowledge together with art. We are living in a transition time and this time calls for new models, a new management mindset and new management tools.
Everyone, regardless of their career path, should journal. Whether it’s Branson’s hastily scrawled notebook memos, Oprah’s gratitude-filled memoirs or Kahlo's art-strewn diaries, journaling is the reoccurring trait many successful people share.
What entrepreneurs or would-be entrepreneurs need to remember is that while the risk is high, so too can be the rewards. Like an athlete, it is important to aim high, get into a winning mindset and treat failure as a learning experience.
Rarely is a business founded with the perfect team. How does one recruit an ideal start-up squad?
The best advice for those keen to chart their own path and chase their dreams is to be brave, to back yourself and to seek the best education you can to propel yourself into the business world.
Prominent Brisbane businesswoman Sonia McDonald has been named in digital business magazine Richtopia’s 250 Most Influential Women Leaders of the world
Bulletproof Business by Shayne and Jason Cook together with David Dugan teaches smart strategies on how to protect, maximise and accelerate your business
As the founder of Virgin Group, which comprises more than 400 companies, Sir Richard Branson's picture should be next to the word 'serial entrepreneur'...
Ideapod, a social network designed specifically for capturing and sharing ideas in their purest form, has just launched in Australia. Co-founders Mark Bakacs and Justin Brown though based in the US are Australian.
Sydney based consumer technology company Yatango is set to debut on the ASX in June via a reverse takeover of Latitude Consolidated Limited (ASX:LCD),...
Yes, Virgin have done it again. It's a neat ad staring Richard Branson. You have to like a founder who's willing to put himself out there...
Did you hear about the first budget that Tasmanian Treasurer Peter Gutwein handed down on 2 September 2014? The plans to cut 700 full-time public...
It's a tough question, one that Branson wants an answer to. How? Well, Virgin Disruptors, an online, real time discussion about innovation, is on again. Last year,...
The 'war on drugs' has been raging and raging for almost all of my lifetime. And, frankly, I feel old. So, for this 'war' to...
Jecks is launching Naked Wines with $1.5 million to cut sweet deals with winemakers, and choice words for the supermarkets that he alleges have undermined both consumers and winemakers.
What’s your “maverick” quotient? We're not talking about Tom Cruise in Top Gun. We mean, whether or not you can “recognise” a maverick — a creative, independent thinker who can be brilliant but troublesome and can keep firms aggressive and competitive. See if you fit the Maverickism Scale.
Sebastien's plan was to present that model to the likes of Donald Trump and convince him to donate a portable shelter every time he builds a condo (for placement in areas struck by natural disasters). And convince Richard Branson to donate a flight to Doctors Without Borders every time a First Class ticket is sold. But like any entrepreneurial adventure, the universe had different ideas.
Ruslan Kogan, 27-year-old founder and CEO of Kogan Technologies, along with other members of the world's first team of Virgin Galactic space tourists yesterday joined Sir Richard Branson in the Mojave Desert for the unveiling of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo.
Earlier this year, Digg users were invited to submit questions they would like to hear Branson answer, then urged to rate (digg) the questions of others. Then, socialite-turned-media-mogul Arianna Huffington put the top ten most dugg questions to Branson on the inaugural Virgin America flight from San Francisco to Orange County, California. Some people find the experience of listening to Arianna Huffington a bit like fingernails down a blackboard, but Branson's dulcet tones and the hum of the jet engine help to balance things out.